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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Hortonville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hortonville and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Hortonville:
    • 41.763183, -75.030618
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Hortonville
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Hortonville ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Hortonville.

Within New York, the name Hortonville is unique.

Beyond New York, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these seven communities, six are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Indiana
      • Hamilton County
      • This Hortonville is located in Hamilton County and lies 591 miles [951.1 km]<1> to the west of the Hortonville that is located in Sullivan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Hortonville.
    • Kansas
      • Sheridan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Hortonville [Sheridan County].
    • Massachusetts
      • Bristol County
      • This Hortonville is located in Bristol County and lies 197 miles [317 km]<1> to the east of the Hortonville that is located in Sullivan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bristol County community of Hortonville.
    • New Mexico
      • Otero County
      • This Hortonville is located in Otero County and lies 1,771 miles [2,850.1 km]<1> to the west of the Hortonville that is located in Sullivan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Otero County community of Hortonville.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Hortonville lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Hortonville that is located in Sullivan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
    • Vermont
      • Rutland County
      • This Hortonville is located in Rutland County and lies 163 miles [262.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Hortonville that is located in Sullivan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rutland County community of Hortonville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Outagamie County
      • This Hortonville is located in Outagamie County and lies 708 miles [1,139.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Hortonville that is located in Sullivan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Outagamie County community of Hortonville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hortonville ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Basket [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basket
    • Basket [Sullivan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hortonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basket have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basket
  • Damascus [Wayne County]
  • Falls Mills [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls Mills
    • Falls Mills [Sullivan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Hortonville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Mills
  • Fallsdale [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fallsdale
    • Fallsdale [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Hortonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fallsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fallsdale
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Hilltown [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilltown
      • Hilltown [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Hortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilltown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilltown
    • Long Eddy [Sullivan County]
    • Priceville [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priceville
      • Priceville [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Hortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priceville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priceville
    • Rock Valley [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Valley
      • Rock Valley [Delaware County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Hortonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Valley
    • Stalker [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stalker
      • Stalker [Wayne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stalker have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stalker

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Hortonville. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Thomas Everett 'Tom' Burns     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1880/05/01:1892/07/22)
    • Milton Kamen     (Actor, comic)
      • Actor, comic. He was born in Hurleyville (NY) on March 5, 1921 (a Saturday) and died in Beverly Hills (CA) on February 24, 1977 (a Thursday) at the age of 55. He is buried at Eden Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Hurleyville is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Hortonville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Milton Kamen<5>
    • Joseph Bohomiel 'Joe' Lapchick     (Professional basketball)
    • Pat O'Malley     (Actor)

How Far From Hortonville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Hortonville to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Hortonville and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Monticello, which is the Seat of Sullivan County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Hortonville to Monticello, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 89 miles [143.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 224 miles [360.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,694 miles [9,163.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,406 miles [10,309.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,282 miles [6,891.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hortonville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sullivan County: www.co.sullivan.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hortonville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hortonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HortonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hortonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7632, Longitude: -75.0306    
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Hortonville could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Hortonville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 306.446 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.256 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.647 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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